Articles about Bay of Bengal

Southwest monsoon advancing over Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea: IMD

25 May 2022

India
Southwest monsoon advancing over Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea: IMD

The southwest monsoon is expected to move over areas of the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea during the next 48 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Southwest monsoon arrives in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: IMD

17 May 2022

India
Southwest monsoon arrives in Andaman and Nicobar Islands: IMD

The southwest monsoon advanced into some parts of the South Bay of Bengal and the entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Cyclone Asani to recurve today; rains in Andhra, Odisha: IMD

10 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani to recurve today; rains in Andhra, Odisha: IMD

Severe cyclone Asani, which has been raging over the Bay of Bengal, would move closer to the northern Andhra Pradesh coast by Tuesday night, predicted the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Cyclone Asani to change course, miss Odisha-Andhra coast: IMD

08 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani to change course, miss Odisha-Andhra coast: IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast the cyclonic storm Asani, forming in the Bay of Bengal, is likely to miss Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts.

Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert

07 May 2022

India
Cyclone Asani over Bay of Bengal puts Odisha on alert

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said a low-pressure region over the South Andaman Sea is expected to develop into a cyclone—to be called Asani—by Sunday and travel north toward India's eastern coast.

Cyclone Asani: Andaman & Nicobar to witness heavy rains, winds

21 Mar 2022

India
Cyclone Asani: Andaman & Nicobar to witness heavy rains, winds

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rain and strong winds in Andaman & Nicobar Islands as cyclone Asani is set to form over the Andaman Sea on Monday.

Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday

02 Dec 2021

India
Cyclone Jawad intensifies; landfall near Odisha coast on Sunday

The deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm on Friday, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

11 Nov 2021

India
TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

The heavy rains in Tamil Nadu worsened on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast near Chennai in the evening.

Cyclone warning issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh as depression intensifies

25 Sep 2021

India
Cyclone warning issued for Odisha, Andhra Pradesh as depression intensifies

A depression over the northeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression, with the IMD on Saturday noting that the weather system may further concentrate into a cyclonic storm and move toward Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

Nine fishermen killed as trawler capsizes in Bay of Bengal

15 Jul 2021

India
Nine fishermen killed as trawler capsizes in Bay of Bengal

Bodies of nine fishermen from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district were found on Thursday morning inside the trawler that capsized in the Bay of Bengal. One person is still missing and a search is on to find him, officials said.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands brace for heavy rainfall from today

31 Mar 2021

India
Andaman and Nicobar Islands brace for heavy rainfall from today

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to receive heavy rainfall from March 31 to April 2 due to a low-pressure area, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Wednesday.

15-feet whale shark released into the deep sea in Odisha

26 Feb 2021

India
15-feet whale shark released into the deep sea in Odisha

Local fishermen, villagers, and the forest department, on Thursday, released a 15-feet long whale shark, weighing 1500 kgs, into the Bay of Bengal after it came to the net line, officials said on Friday.

Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

17 Aug 2020

India
Floods killed 868 people in 11 states: Government report

In the last couple of weeks, India faced a double whammy with floods adding to woes of a coronavirus-battered country. As many as 11 states were adversely affected by floods, triggered by heavy rainfall, and 868 people lost their lives, a flood situation report made by MHA's Disaster Management Division said.

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

10 Nov 2019

India
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc; kills 4 in Odisha, West Bengal

Four people have been killed across Odisha and West Bengal as Cyclone Bulbul made landfall, wreaking havoc overnight.

Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

07 Sep 2019

India
Amid Chandrayaan heartbreak, remembering what Dr. Kalam said about failures

From enthusiasm to somber, India, and more importantly, the scientists at ISRO, went through a lot last night.

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

01 Aug 2019

India
#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects

08 Jul 2019

India
IAF to finalize Rs. 1.5L crore 'Make in India' projects

The Indian Air Force is now inching towards finalizing two long-pending 'Make in India' projects under which, it will acquire 170 aircraft.

No more waiting, monsoon might hit Delhi in July first-week

29 Jun 2019

Delhi
No more waiting, monsoon might hit Delhi in July first-week

Delhi and several other north Indian states are reeling under intense heat, and are recording temperatures as high as 48 degree Celsius.

Understanding how Cyclone Fani got its name

01 May 2019

India
Understanding how Cyclone Fani got its name

Cyclone Fani, which has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm", has been giving sleepless nights to many.

Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert

01 May 2019

India
Cyclone Fani inches towards Odisha, state put on high alert

Cyclone Fani has turned into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" and is inching towards the coast of Odisha, prompting MeT Department to issue a orange warning.

Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test

30 Mar 2019

World
Pentagon strongly denies reports of spying on India's ASAT test

The Pentagon has strongly denied the reports that the US spied on India's anti-satellite (ASAT) missile test by sending a reconnaissance aircraft from its base in Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean to monitor the development.

GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana

06 Feb 2019

India
GSAT-31, India's latest communication satellite, launched successfully from French Guiana

India's latest communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully launched by European launch services provider- Arianespace's rocket from French Guiana in the early hours today.

ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-31 this Wednesday

04 Feb 2019

India
ISRO set to launch communication satellite GSAT-31 this Wednesday

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is all set to launch its 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 on Wednesday from the spaceport in French Guiana (French and European spaceport).

Cyclone 'Pabuk' moves towards the Andamans; yellow alert sounded

05 Jan 2019

India
Cyclone 'Pabuk' moves towards the Andamans; yellow alert sounded

A 'yellow' alert has been sounded for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the cyclonic storm 'Pabuk' is moving towards the archipelago, a Home Ministry official said today.

Cyclone Phethai to make landfall in AP today; alert sounded

17 Dec 2018

India
Cyclone Phethai to make landfall in AP today; alert sounded

A month after Cyclone Gaja hit the eastern coast wreaking havoc, Andhra Pradesh is bracing for yet another severe cyclonic storm - Cyclone Phethai.

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months

10 Dec 2018

India
India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5 missile, 2nd test in 6-months

India has successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000km, from Dr. Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast today.

TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours

04 Dec 2018

India
TN: Heavy rains may lash coastal districts in 48 hours

Heavy rains are likely to lash parts of coastal districts of Tamil Nadu in the next two days, following a trough of low over the Bay of Bengal, the regional weather office said today.

UPSC: Trickiest ever questions asked in IAS interviews

19 Oct 2018

India
UPSC: Trickiest ever questions asked in IAS interviews

The UPSC Civil Services exam is divided into three stages- Prelims, Mains, and the Interview round.

#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated

11 Oct 2018

India
#CycloneTitli: Andhra Pradesh, Odisha hit; trees, poles uprooted, thousands evacuated

Cyclone Titli, the strongest cyclone to have formed over the Bay of Bengal this year, hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning, uprooting trees, poles and displacing thousands.

Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha

10 Oct 2018

India
Red alert sounded as cyclonic storm Titli heads towards Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning that a cyclonic storm, Titli, is developing in the Bay of Bengal and moving towards the Andhra Pradesh and the Odisha coast.

Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal may intensify into depression: Report

07 Oct 2018

India
Low-pressure in Bay of Bengal may intensify into depression: Report

A well-marked low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal and it is expected to intensify into a depression in the next 36 hours, the Regional Meteorological Department (RMD) in Chennai said on Sunday.

PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

30 Aug 2018

World
PM Modi arrives in Nepal to attend BIMSTEC Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kathmandu today to attend the 4th BIMSTEC Summit that will focus on enhancing regional connectivity and boosting trade.

Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai

26 Aug 2018

India
Vajpayee's ashes immersed in Bay of Bengal in Chennai

The ashes of former Prime Minister and BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee were immersed in the Bay of Bengal today, in the presence of top leaders of the BJP's Tamil Nadu unit.

Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days

26 Aug 2018

India
Heavy rains hit Odisha; more showers in next 2 days

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Odisha today due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal with the Meteorological Center in Bhubaneswar forecasting more showers for the next 48 hours.

What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

22 Aug 2018

World
What caused the Kerala floods? NASA reveals the reason

NASA has released a video using satellite data that provides an estimate of rainfall and shows the spread of the resulting severe flooding in Kerala.

Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

19 Aug 2018

India
Met department predicts heavy rain in West Bengal

The Met department today warned of heavy rain in the coastal and other southern districts of West Bengal till Tuesday owing to a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours

14 Aug 2018

India
Kerala, Karnataka, among others to receive heavy-rainfall in next 48-hours

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that states including Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu (ghat areas primarily), Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh will receive heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.

These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week

12 Aug 2018

India
These 16 states may receive heavy rainfall this week

The National Disaster Management Authority on Saturday said that in the next two days, 16 states may get heavy to very heavy rainfall.

#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

10 Aug 2018

India
#TravelBytes: Planning your honeymoon? These are most-romantic places in India

Honeymoons, just like weddings, are a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and for that very reason, they have to be unforgettably special.

Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s

30 Jul 2018

India
Top five travel experiences to have in your 30s

Writer Henry Miller once said, "One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of seeing things."

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